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Farmers begin day-and-night dharna at Freedom Park
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Farmers begin day-and-night dharna at Freedom Park

September 21, 2020

Bengaluru: Thousands of farmers and workers, belonging to over 30 farmer, labour and social organisations, began a day-and-night dharna at Freedom Park in the heart of the city this morning in protest against the  Centre’s recent amendments to Land Reforms, APMC and Electricity Acts and introduction of Farm Bills, which they claimed are detrimental to…

KRRS to stage drum beating protest on Aug.14 midnight at Bengaluru
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KRRS to stage drum beating protest on Aug.14 midnight at Bengaluru

August 12, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Accusing the BJP Government in the State of throwing democratic norms to the wind, KRRS (Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha) has strongly opposed the amendments to Karnataka Land Reforms and APMC Acts, saying that the Govt. was out to protect only the interests of capitalists, while completely ignoring concerns of the farming community. Addressing a…

Farmers protest Land Reforms, APMC Acts
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Farmers protest Land Reforms, APMC Acts

August 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Opposing the amendments to the Land Reforms and APMC Acts, members of various farmers’ organisations staged protest in front of Mahatma Gandhi’s bust near the City Court Complex here yesterday. Strongly condemning the amendments to Karnataka Land Reforms Act and APMC Acts, the protesters shouted slogans and waved placards displaying ‘Nammura Bhumi Namagirali, Anyarigalla’…

KRRS to stage State-wide demonstration from June 27
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KRRS to stage State-wide demonstration from June 27

June 26, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Strongly condemning the amendments to APMC, Karnataka Land Reforms and Seed Acts and as well as the privatisation moves of the Power sector, the Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) and Hasiru Sene will stage demonstrations in front of all Gram Panchayat (GP) offices in the State from June 27 to 30. Announcing this at…

Amendments to APMC, Karnataka Land Reforms Acts: Farmers to gherao District In-Charge Ministers from tomorrow
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Amendments to APMC, Karnataka Land Reforms Acts: Farmers to gherao District In-Charge Ministers from tomorrow

June 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Strongly condemning the amendments to APMC Act and Karnataka Land Reforms Act and the moves to privatise the Power sector, farmers under the banner of Karnataka Rajya Raitha Virodhi Kaide Horata Samithi (Karnataka State Action Committee against  Anti-farmer Amendments to Acts), will gherao District In-Charge Ministers across the State starting from tomorrow. Announcing this…

Farmers to stage protest in front of DC Office on June 5
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Farmers to stage protest in front of DC Office on June 5

June 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Strongly condemning the State Government’s recent amendment to APMC Act and Land Reforms Act and the Centre’s move to privatise the power sector, farmers have planned a massive demonstration in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s Office here on June 5. Announcing this at a press meet at Kuvempu Park near Gun House here yesterday,…

APMC Act amendment: KRRS to stage nationwide protest demonstration on May 27
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APMC Act amendment: KRRS to stage nationwide protest demonstration on May 27

May 25, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Alleging that the recent amendment made by the Karnataka Government  to the APMC (Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee) Act is detrimental to the interests of the farming community, the KRRS (Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha), in association with All India Farmer Movement Co-ordination Committee, will stage a nationwide demonstration on May 27. Announcing this at a…

Farmer Association welcomes amendment to APMC Act
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Farmer Association welcomes amendment to APMC Act

May 20, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha, one of the farmer associations of the State, has welcomed the State Government’s ordinance amending the APMC Act, allowing private players in Agricultural produce markets. Addressing a press meet at Patrakartara Bhavan here yesterday, the Association State President N.S. Verma said that although the  country attained freedom 70 years ago,…

Cabinet approves amendment to APMC Act
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Cabinet approves amendment to APMC Act

May 16, 2020

Bengaluru: In a crucial decision that is aimed at allowing private markets for farmers, the Karnataka Cabinet on Thursday approved an ordinance that removes restrictions on the sale of agricultural produce, thereby allowing private players to set up trade markets where farmers can sell. Announcing this at a press meet here recently, Law Minster J.C….

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